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NameThandar, A.S. (1991). The Cucumariid holothurians of southern Africa with the erection of a new genus. S. Afr. J. Zool. 26(3): 115 - 139.
SourceID6121
Type Publication
IMIS-ID22306
Abstractthe southern African dendrochirotid holothurians of the family Cucumariidae (sensu Pawson & Fell, 1965) are revised and a new genus Pseudoaslia is erected to accommpdate Cucumaria tetracentriophora Heding, 1938, which possesses a combination of slender forked rods and four-holed knobbed buttons as body wall deposits. In addition, Pentacta squamosa Cherbonnier, 1970 is declared a synonym of Ocnus capensis (Theél, 1886); Cucumaria rigidapeda Cherbonnier, 1952 and C. corbula Cherbonnier, 1953 are referred respectively to the general Trachythyone and Ocnus; and Pseudocolochirus violaceus Theél, 1886 and a specimen tentatively referred to as Trachythyone parva (Ludwig, 1875) are recorded for the first time from southern Africa. These changes result in the total number of cucumariid holothurians now known from southern Africa to 10 genera and 18 species. All species are keyed, briefly described and/or discussed, and their local distributions mapped.
Taxa
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Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAslia Rowe, 1970 (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAslia spyridophora (H.L. Clark, 1923) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria capensis Théel, 1886 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcnus capensis (Théel, 1886) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria corbula Cherbonnier, 1953 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcnus corbulus (Cherbonnier, 1953) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria deichmanni Cherbonnier, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia frauenfeldi frauenfeldi (Ludwig, 1882) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria frauenfeldi Ludwig, 1882 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia frauenfeldi frauenfeldi (Ludwig, 1882) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria improvisa Ludwig, 1875 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone improvisa (Ludwig, 1875) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria rigidapeda Cherbonnier, 1952 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone rigidapeda (Cherbonnier, 1952) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria spyridophora Clark, 1923 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAslia spyridophora (H.L. Clark, 1923) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumaria tetracentriophora Heding, 1938 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoaslia tetracentriophora (Heding, 1938) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumella triplex Ludwig & Heding, 1935 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcnus corbulus (Cherbonnier, 1953) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPawsonellus Thandar, 1986 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta doliolum (Pallas, 1766) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta squamosa Cherbonnier, 1970 accepted as Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcnus capensis (Théel, 1886) (source of synonymy)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPlesiocolochirus australis (Ludwig, 1875) (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoaslia Thandar, 1991 (original description)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoaslia tetracentriophora (Heding, 1938) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella insolens (Théel, 1886) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella sinorbis (Cherbonnier, 1952) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella sykion (Lampert, 1885) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia Thandar, 1985 (basis of record)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia stephensoni (John, 1939) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone improvisa (Ludwig, 1875) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone parva (Ludwig, 1875) (additional source)
Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone rigidapeda (Cherbonnier, 1952) (additional source)
Distributions
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Agulhas Current for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorCucumella triplex Ludwig & Heding, 1935
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta doliolum (Pallas, 1766)  (inaccurate)
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocolochirus violaceus (Théel, 1886)
East Africa for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone crucifera (Semper, 1869)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta tessellara Cherbonnier, 1970
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella sinorbis (Cherbonnier, 1952)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella sykion (Lampert, 1885)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocolochirus violaceus (Théel, 1886)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia frauenfeldi (Ludwig, 1882)
Mozambique for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone crucifera (Semper, 1869)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorAslia spyridophora (H.L. Clark, 1923)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcnus capensis (Théel, 1886)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorOcnus corbulus (Cherbonnier, 1953)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPawsonellus africanus Thandar, 1986
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta doliolum (Pallas, 1766)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPentacta tessellara Cherbonnier, 1970
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudoaslia tetracentriophora (Heding, 1938)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella insolens (Théel, 1886)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella sinorbis (Cherbonnier, 1952)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocnella sykion (Lampert, 1885)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorPseudocolochirus violaceus (Théel, 1886)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia frauenfeldi (Ludwig, 1882)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia frauenfeldi frauenfeldi (Ludwig, 1882)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia frauenfeldi webbi (Thandar, 1977)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorRoweia stephensoni (John, 1939)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone crucifera (Semper, 1869)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone improvisa (Ludwig, 1875)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone parva (Ludwig, 1875)  (inaccurate)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorTrachythyone rigidapeda (Cherbonnier, 1952)
South Africa (country) for Checked: verified by a taxonomic editorXenia macrospiculata Gohar, 1940
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